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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall overshot pattern in bronson weave of diamonds and wheels. Knotted self-fringe across bottom; selvage sides. Hemmed top; tape hanging tab.

Details

Maker
Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)
Date
1820-1825
Inscriptions
"22 C P" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "CP" is Clara Philbrick (1803-1886))
Material
cross-stitching
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
25.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.17E
GUSN
9098
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